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Andhra Pradesh - Prehistory, History, Post-independence history, Dynasties, Regions, Districts, Important Cities, Languages in Andhra Pradesh, Politics

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pop (2001e) 75 727 500; area 276 814 km²/106 850 sq mi. State in S India, bounded E by the Bay of Bengal; capital, Hyderabad; made a separate state based on Telugu-speaking area of Chennai (Madras), 1953; unicameral Legislative Assembly with 295 seats; sugar cane, groundnuts, cotton, rice, tobacco; textiles, sugar milling, chemicals, cement, fertilizer, paper, carpets, natural gas, oil refining, shipbuilding, forestry.

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